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What Is The Over Optimization Penalty?

Posted by Mike Munter on June 2, 2012 / Posted in Blog

Google’s over-optimization penalty refers to using the same anchor text over and over to point links back to your site. Using the same keyword or keyword phrase repetitively used to be a great way to signify to Google what your site was about and it was also a great way to move up in search results for that keyword. Not … More

Finding Guest Blog Post Opportunities

Posted by Mike Munter on June 2, 2012 / Posted in Blog

A guest blog post is an article you write for another website, in order to get a link, earn referral traffic, and build relationships.  They’re a great strategy for SEO, as the sites you’ll be targeting should be relevant to your own. Before we look at how to find guest blog post opportunities, let’s consider the benefits: #1 Relevance You’ll … More

Unique Way To Get Links Back To Your Site

Posted by Mike Munter on May 16, 2012 / Posted in Blog

One great way to get links back to your site is by providing your clients with a “badge” with embedded HTML code pointing back to your site.  Now, you might be thinking, “Why would my clients put a link on their site pointing back to me?”  The answer is simple:  Prestige. Let’s take a look at a sample.  If you … More

Be Careful With “Don’t Pay Unless You Rank” SEO Services

Posted by Mike Munter on May 10, 2012 / Posted in Blog

Be weary of “Don’t Pay Unless You Rank” or $75 per month SEO ranking services. Any SEO company that is selling SEO services at rates this cheap are usually using automated tools that create cheap links back to your website by creating webspam. I’m familiar with many of the automated tools out there and used in moderation, they CAN help … More

What Is An “Alt” Tag?

Posted by Mike Munter on May 7, 2012 / Posted in Blog

The “alt” tag attribute is used to tell search engines what an image is.  Search engines read text; they do not understand what images are.  Therefore, in order for a search engine to understand the photos, graphs and other pictorial representations on your website, you need to describe the photo using the image alt tag. Here’s the HTML syntax for … More